The Lyft XL designation means that the vehicle is big enough to accommodate six riders, in addition to the driver. A standard Lyft ride can only accommodate four passengers. Lyft XL — which was previously called Lyft Plus — uses larger vehicles such as minivans and SUVs, and ensures every passenger has a seatbelt.
Regular taxis and Uber will not fit 8. Uber’s largest passenger service fits 6 passengers on a Uber SUV or UberXL hence cannot fit 8 people. Some taxis utilize minivans, but those can only fit up to 6 passengers too.
UberXL seats larger groups of 6 passengers in an SUV or minivan. The cost of UberXL is higher than UberX, but when it ends up being very low cost if you split the cost with your group. it UberXL vehicles are minivans and SUV’s like Honda Pilot, Dodge Caravan, GMC Acadia, etc.
UberXL and UberSUV offer the largest vehicles, and they can hold 6 passengers not counting the driver. If your party is larger, say 7, you will not be able to utilize these services, hence you may need to order two cars. Some of the UberXL and UberSUV cars can hold 7 passengers, such as Escalade and Suburban.
UberXL and Select drivers earned just under $15 per hour before tips, while Uber Black driver wages averaged out at an impressive $24.87 per hour before tips.
Open the app and enter your destination in the “Where to?” box. Once you confirm your pickup and destination addresses are correct, select UberXL at the bottom of your screen. Then tap Confirm UberXL. Once you’ve been matched, you’ll see your driver’s picture and vehicle details and can track their arrival on the map.
UberXL is the high-capacity version of UberX, where riders pay more to request a car that has capacity for up to 6- 7 riders. This option is great for riders who want to travel in a group or who have extra luggage, for example, for trips to and from the airport.
While a typical UberX car can only seat up to 4 people, an Uber XL will have seating for up to 6 people. Note that this is not the SUV “luxury version,” cars are not required to be black or high-end. Uber SUV is the luxury SUV option. This is one of Uber’s more expensive (in most cities, most expensive) option.
Examples of UberXL vehicles Kia Sorrento. Toyota Highlander. Dodge Grand Caravan. Chevrolet Traverse. Dodge Durango. Ford Explorer. Buick Enclave. Cadillac Escalade.
Which Uber service to use when you’re carrying luggage 1 person with luggage: UberX. 2 people with luggage: UberX. 2 people with several large pieces of luggage: UberXL. 3 people with luggage: UberXL. 4 to 6 people with luggage: 2 Uber Xs or 2 XLs.
How it works Schedule a ride. Open the Uber app, then tap Schedule or the button that says Now located just to the right of the “Where to?” bar. Provide pickup info. Set your pickup date, time, location, destination, and ride type, and get a price estimate. Get set to ride.
An UberXL vehicle will offer you 6 seats, not counting the driver’s. This is the back of a Ford Explorer (which I drive for UberXL ). You probably cannot fit more than 3~4 large suitcases in there, and you still have many carry-ons to deal with.
Best cars for Uber XL and Lyft XL 2014 Toyota Sienna. If you ask me, minivans are vastly under-rated. 2014 Honda Odyssey. Another minivan, the Honda Odyssey is slightly more luxurious than the Toyota Sienna, depending on the model you get. 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander. 2014 Ford Explorer. 2014 Dodge Caravan.
Uber and Lyft drivers do not charge any extra for luggage. However, they can refuse to accept you as a rider if you have too much luggage to fit within their vehicle comfortably. This is often the case when riders sign up for Uber Pool and have too many bags to share the trunk space with the other passengers.